editing text files
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 5:19 PM, Noah <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi there,
> okay I am having issues correcting the ^M and line feeds of a text file.
> Let me explain. *I transfered a text file that a friend sent me from a
> windows machine. *Now when I 'less' the file there are no new lines
> appearing and '^M' appears where I would expect the new line to appear.
> when I emacs the file - the file appears to be formatted correctly. emacs
> claims its formatting is *"Mac" and "Text" *I dont see any ^M markings in
> the emacs editor and all the new lines are where I expect them to be.
> What I can do to fix this problem? *Is there an option in emacs or is there
> an option from the shell?
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